Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

There are green environments such as Broad Lawn Square, many themed forests, two big ponds where water birds gather, and learning facilities such as Pavilion and Rock Garden. The precious plants, including marsh plants, and animals of Tokai area origin are survived and preserved. Various observation events are held in large numbers and informed at the Visitor Center, Pavilion, gates, and HP. You can enjoy spending fulfilled time in this garden.

Closed: Monday (the following working day in case that Monday is a national holiday) and December 29 to January 1. (No bicycles allowed)
Opening hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (cut-off time; 16:00) (the East gate only opened at 8:00 from July 20 to August 31)
Admission:
¥210 (free for junior high school students and under)
¥190 (a group of 30 or more visitors)
¥2,100 (Annual passport per year. Your face photo with 3 cm H x 2.5 cm W required for the passport card)

Broad Lawn Square

Broad Lawn Square stretches to an area equivalent to three times of baseball stadium. Enjoy 4 ha of green carpet with a sense of release and an ease of mind.

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Sunken Garden

Sunken Garden covered with lawn, whose size is equivalent to a football field, has a rectangular fountain pond at the center. About twenty low trees such as azalea, boxwood, flowering quince, tree of a thousand stars, sasanqua and so on were arranged in the geometric pattern on the surrounding slopes. You can enjoy the scenery of European garden which is unique in the park.

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Pavilion

Pavilion exhibits animals, plants, insects, and minerals as a forest museum and is a study room of the nature. It is the center of various events. The meeting room is available for hire.

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Opening hours: 9:00 to 17:00
Admission: Free (Coin-operated lockers available)
Utility rates of meeting room for 50seats:
¥2,400 from 9:00 to 12:00, ¥3,200 from 13:00 to 17:00

Rock Garden

Rocks, such as igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks and so on, from across Japan are arranged to the style of Japanese garden. You can learn the variety of rocks and geology of the Chubu area. A tumulus was also restored.

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Plum Garden

About 80 varieties of plum tree have been cultivated. They are in blossom in February to March and mark the beginning of spring.

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Children’s Forest

There are various oak trees (genus Quercus) and lots of acorns fall in the autumn. Various fruit trees favored by birds are also grown. Children can enjoy exploration in the forest. There is a mash in which grass of Parnassus, shield sundew and so on grow in colonies in this zone.

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Forest of Relaxation

More than hundreds trees have been planted such as trees grown in the Tokai area and greening trees used as garden trees. It is a good area for relaxation by peaceful atmosphere with the flowering trees and trees giving off a pleasant aroma.

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Hometown Forest

Hometown Forest was divided into 10 blocks named Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kyushu and on. Local trees around the nation such as prefectural trees have been planted at 70 varieties and 4,000 trees in their home blocks. There is a mash in which white egret flower, Eriocaulon nudicuspe and so on grow in colonies in this zone.

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Flower Garden

Flower Garden spreads widely inside of the South gate. You can enjoy seasonal flowers such as sun flowers, cosmoses, and oilseed rapes and the flowers in the gardens of which volunteers and physically challenged take care.

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Aichiken Forest Park

Visitor Center Tel: 0561-53-1553   Fax: 0561-53-4414